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  • Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years

    Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years
    Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession. Their pet project — the Academy of...
  • Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.

    Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.
    After the coffee. Before creating my own entertainment festival. The Skinny: Nothing against "True Detective," but you know what I like about "The Walking Dead"? I like that I am not required to read 10,000-word essays about each episode or search for...
  • Emmys making changes. Get ready for 'Anchorman 2.5.'

    After the coffee. Before rethinking my priorities in life. The Skinny: Don't you hate it when when what you are watching on TV seeps into your dreams? My dreams last night were definitely influenced by "House of Cards." And no, there were no plastic...
  • TV Academy restores movie and miniseries categories for Emmy Awards

    TV Academy restores movie and miniseries categories for Emmy Awards
    The TV Academy has decided that TV movies like "Behind the Candelabra" shouldn't have to compete with the likes of "American Horror Story" anymore.  Late Thursday, officials announced that for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in August, separate...
  • Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus among TV Academy Hall of Fame inductees

    Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus among TV Academy Hall of Fame inductees
    Outgoing "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among the six new inductees to the Television Academy Hall of Fame who were announced Monday. The other inductees are super-prolific TV writer David E. Kelley, Dolby...
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  • San Fernando Valley: 11 micro-itineraries

    San Fernando Valley: 11  micro-itineraries
    The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south of Ventura Boulevard, where the big money is. Or maybe — now that it'...
  • 'Most Wanted' on the move

    Earlier this year, Fox canceled the long-running Saturday crime-fighting series "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" -- as it had done in 1996, before a torrent of complaints from law enforcement urged a change of heart -- but said the show...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley

    Southern California Close-Ups: San Fernando Valley
      First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...